Cognitive, Behavioral, and Interpersonal Consequences of Self-Monitoring

  • Mark Snyder
Part of the Advances in the Study of Communication and Affect book series (ASCA, volume 5)


As their dialogue unfolds, Sancho reflects on Don Quixote’s view of human nature, “It is a fine comparison... though not so new that I have heard it many times before.” Indeed, we do hear the message of Don Quixote time and again. All the world, we are told, is a stage. Life, so the story goes, is a theatrical performance. In the theater of life, appearances and outward images are often more important than reality itself. Deception, pretense, and affectation may even be made into art forms.


Social Interaction Social Situation Strategic Orientation Expressive Behavior Happy Face 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Snyder
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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